Sex of prison entrants cluster

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Set Specification
METeOR identifier:412252
Registration status:Health, Superseded 28/04/2016
DSS type:Data Element Cluster
Scope:

These data elements are used in conjunction with each other to describe the number of male and female prison entrants into a prison during the National Prisoner Health Census period.

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

The Sex of prison entrants cluster comprises two data elements which allow data on the number of male and female prison entrants into a prison during the National Prisoner Health Census period to be determined.

This is achieved by the combination of the two data elements: Establishment (prison)—number of prison entrants, number N[NN] and Person—sex, code N.

The Sex of prison entrants cluster describes the following information:

 

Sex Number of prison entrants
Male N[NN]
Female N[NN]

Comments:The number and sex of prisoners entering Australia's prisons during the National Prisoner Health Census period will be used to derive statistics on the demographic characteristics of prison entrants.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Has been superseded by Sex of prison entrants cluster Health, Standard 28/04/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Prison establishments DSS Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

Metadata items in this Data Set Specification

Seq No.Metadata item Obligation Max occurs
-Establishment (prison)—number of prison entrants, number N[NN]Mandatory1
-Person—sex, code NMandatory3